Powered by xpats.com
Weather
6 °C

Not registered yet?

  • Daily & weekly newsletters
  • Buy & download The Bulletin
  • Comment our articles
Register now

You are here

Recent articles

Jan 15, 2018

Brussels will host two days of Tour de France action next summer, as more details are confirmed a...

Jan 15, 2018

American fast food chain Five Guys intends to open 40 restaurants across Belgium, with its first...

Jan 15, 2018

Can you go 30 straight days without sweating the small stuff?

Jan 15, 2018

A pair of Belgian F16s took to the skies above the North Sea on Monday morning to join British an...

Wage watchers: How much does a De Lijn inspector earn?

Feb 3, 2015
0
We asked Glenn Deprins, 42, from Zelzate what he earns and how he spends it.

What do you do for work?
I work as an inspector with De Lijn supporting the passengers and the drivers. I look out for the safety and quality of the infrastructure, the staff and the service. We help the drivers with traffic problems, and we check tickets to combat fare dodging.

Do you like your job?
Absolutely. Every day is different. I step on and never know what the day will bring. And I have cool colleagues; the atmosphere is really good.

What do you think of your salary?
I’m pretty happy with my net salary of €1,700 a month. If I work on the weekend or a holiday, I get an extra fee. So I can’t complain.

What is your biggest cost?
I recently bought a house and am in the midst of majorly renovating it. That says enough I think? (laughs)

Do you save?
As much as I can. First for my house renovations, but also for unforeseen circumstances such as costs for my car.

What do you hate spending money on?
On luxury products like a mobile phone, TV or a car.

What do you like spending money on?
On a delicious meal with my wife, friends or family.

What’s your dream?
To stay healthy.

Related links

Questions & Answers

Help and get help

brusselli

Do you know any vet that visits homes to take care of cats?

Paul C

Hi

Has anyone recently converted a non-EEA driving licence to a Belgian licence...

Borealis

I'm planning a trip to Japan and have heard how crazily expensive it is. So I...

Jobs

Events & Social

Upcoming

17 Jan
17.01.2018
Brussels
by BEPS International School
17 Jan
17.01.2018
Brussels
by Expat Club
17 Jan
17.01.2018
Brussels
by The Arts Society Brussels (...

Popular

17 Jan
17.01.2018
Brussels
by Expat Club
17 Jan
17.01.2018
Brussels
by The Arts Society Brussels (www.bridfas.org)
20 Jul
20.07.2018 to 22.07.2018
Blois
by Expat Club

Twitter